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Centre Makes Use Of Auto Disable Syringes Mandatory In Govt. Hospitals From April 2009

Close on the heels of launching a nationwide intensive public awareness campaign on unsafe injections, Marc Koska, founder of the SafePoint Trust UK in pursuit of its mandate in implementing use of only auto disable syringes, has managed to convince the Government of India which has now made it mandatory to use only auto disable syringes from April 2009.

Baxter India Launches Renal Home Care

Baxter India has announced the launch of Renal Home Care (RHC), an integrated patient care system that brings together highly trained counselors, clinical and technical services team to provide patient care to renal patients.

Zonal Offices of CDSCO May Be Grated Powers For Issuing Licences Under CDA

The Centre may tone down the much-criticised provision of issuing manufacturing licences only by a cetralised agency based in Delhi under the proposed Central Drug Authority of India, by empowering the zonal offices of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) also to issue licences.

ThermoFisher To Make A’bad Global Clinical Packaging Hub

No Sooner had it injected $100 million in acquiring two Indian companies and setting up a greenfield clinical trials supplies packaging facility in Ahmedabad than TermoFisher Scientific Inc is hungry for more action in India.

Vinyl 2010 Essay Competition

Following the success of its first Sustainable Development Essay Competition for 2007/8, which attracted entries from 14 European member states, Vinyl 2010 is pleased to announce the launch of a second Essay Competition for 2008/9 for 18 to 30 year-olds throughout Europe.

Department of Science and Technology (DST) Support For Promoting Innovative Clusters For Medical Device Industry

The Foundation for MSME Clusters (, a premier organisation for cluster development has been assigned the role of implementing agency for the action research project and the intent is to foster innovation among select few clusters with diversity and promise by developing cluster based ‘innovation eco-system’ at national, regional and local levels.